Weather Station - Watering Information
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For an example watering schedule click Here.
For Water Smart Landscape Tips click Here
A Watering Calculator is also available at www.ashlandsaveswater.org
Watering Recommendations for the week of 8/10 - 8/16
Temperatures are expected to be in the low 90s for most of the week with temps increasing to high 90s this weekend. Follow the recommended watering schedules below or use the watering calculator link above to help you program your irrigation controller this week.
Use a soil moisture meter to determine whether it's time to water. You can pick up a soil moisture meter for free at 51 Winburn Way by calling 541-488-5587.
Previous Rain Received 8/3 - 8/9: 0.0 inches
8/10 - 8/16 Lawn ET: 1.7 inch and Shrub/Perennial ET: 0.90 inch
(ET is Evapotranspiration and represents the plant water need for the upcoming week. These numbers also factor in any rainfall received the previous week.)
Full Sun Lawn Watering:
Standard pop- up sprays = 68 minutes total watering for the week
Standard rotating sprinklers = 164 minutes total watering for the week
Full Sun Shrub and Perennial Watering:
Standard pop-up sprays = 34 minutes for the week
Standard rotating sprinklers = 82 minutes for the week
Drip System = 100-140 minutes total for the week (depends on type of drip used and flow rates)
Micro-spray System = 60-80 minutes per week
Full Sun Tree Watering: Tree Watering Guide
Full Sun Vegetable Garden: A little watering each day may be necessary.
Sprinkler System Evaluations
Did you know that you can get a personalized irrigation schedule and irrigation evaluation for FREE! This is offered during the summer months and consists of a comprehensive assessment of the design, operation and management of your sprinkler system. Email Julie.firstname.lastname@example.org or call 541-552-2062 to schedule an evaluation.
NOAA Weather for August 10 - August 16
Sunny, with a high near 96.
Sunny, with a high near 90.
Sunny, with a high near 87.
Sunny, with a high near 89.
Sunny, with a high near 93.
Saturday & Sunday 8/15 - 8/16
Sunny, with a high near 97 on Saturday and sunny with a high near 96 on Sunday.
Weather Station Link